Sainsbury’s advanced 1.3 per cent in London yesterday while Rio Tinto and Glencore lost more than 2.9 per cent. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

European shares fell further below last week’s three-month high yesterday, as a slump in French utility EDF and weaker banking stocks, as well as wor(...)

A demonstrator from the Sea Shepherd marine conservation organisation protests outside Excel London as BP held its annual general meeting. Photograph:  Justin Tallis/AFp/Getty images

Angry shareholders mounted an unprecedented protest against BP yesterday, rebelling against a 20 per cent pay rise for chief executive Bob Dudley desp(...)

 Bank of America  building in Chicago: The “living will” plans   are intended to prevent more taxpayer bailouts of big institutions and the kind of chaos sparked by the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers. Photograph: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg

Five big US banks including JPMorgan Chase and Bank of America have been warned by regulators to reform or face harsh sanctions after their plans to (...)

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference on Monday. Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle claims that it misled mortgage bond investors during the financial crisis, the US Department of Justice. (Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Reuters)

Goldman Sachs has agreed to pay $5.06 billion to settle claims that it misled mortgage bond investors during the financial crisis, the US Department (...)

German banks  came to Dublin to avail of the IFSC 10 per cent corporation tax regime in the 1990s. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

DZ Bank Ireland, the Irish subsidiary of German bank DZ Bank, has become the latest former IFSC bank to hand back its banking licence and close its D(...)

Tesco: its results are out on Wednesday.  Photograph: EPA/WILL OLIVER
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